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Events and activities

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Featured events

Christmas at Clock Tower Dining Room
01 December 2017
12noon-3.30pm, Friday, 1 December - Tuesday, 19 December 2017. Enjoy our 2 or 3-course set menu at the Clock Dining Room. Book a table and enjoy a top-quality and great value lunch that’s sure to fill your belly and recharge your batteries.
Family New Year’s Eve Fireworks
31 December 2017
2pm-5.30pm. Fireworks display including children's rides, disco, circus performers, food and drink.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks
31 December 2017
10pm-12.15 am. New Year’s Eve Fireworks event.

More events

Armed Forces veterans
29 June 2017
9am-10am, every Thursday. Breakfast costs just £2.50.
Code Club, Alkrington Library
09 September 2017
10am-11am, every other Saturday. Code Club is a nationwide volunteer-led coding club for children in Key Stage 2.
Family History Helpdesk, Alkrington Library
11 September 2017
2pm-4pm​, every 3 weeks on a Monday. Come along to our FREE sessions.
Code Club, Littleborough Library
11 September 2017
4pm-5pm, every other Monday. Term time only. Learn how to use a computer, laptop, ipad or tablet in our FREE classes.
The Freedom Programme for women - Castleton Children’s Centre
14 September 2017
9.30am-11.30am, Thursday, 14 September - Thursday, 30 November 2017. An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!!
Family History Helpdesk, Castleton Library
18 September 2017
2pm-4pm​, every 3 weeks on a Monday.
Lego club, Alkrington Library
18 September 2017
6pm-7pm​, third Monday of the month. Calling all Lego fans!! Come along to Lego Club at Alkrington Library!!
The Freedom Programme for women - Derby Street Children
25 September 2017
1pm-3pm, Monday, 25 September - Monday, 11 December 2017. An awareness raising and empowerment programme about domestic abuse for women. Just 2 hours a week could change your life!
Knit and natter, Alkrington Library
02 October 2017
2pm-3.30pm​, fortnightly on a Monday. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an avid knitter, bring along your wool and your needles and enjoy a cup of tea with our lovely knitting group.
Lego club, Middleton Library
06 October 2017
4pm-5pm​, first Friday of the month.
Futures Club
23 October 2017
9.30am-1pm, every Monday. Futures Club is an informative drop-in session for care leavers.
Xmas Shoe Box Appeal 2017 - Smithy Bridge Library
26 October 2017
9am-5pm, Thursday, 26 October 2017 - Thursday, 23 November 2017. Xmas Shoe Box Appeal 2017 for children in war-torn countries.
Card-making class, Spotland Library
31 October 2017
2pm-4pm, every Tuesday. Make beautiful hand-crafted cards to take home. Each session costs £3.50 with all materials, envelopes and instruction provided.
Games club, Heywood Library
03 November 2017
1.30pm-3.30pm, first Friday of the month. Come and join our small, friendly Games Club. Board games to suit everyone or bring your own.
Rochdale-in-Stitches at Spotland Library
18 November 2017
10am-12noon, first and third Saturday of the month. A new group at Spotland Library for people who enjoy cross-stitch, embroidery, needlepoint, or who would like to start.
Christmas Dining - delivered to you
01 December 2017
9am-9pm, Friday, 1 December - Tuesday, 19 December 2017. Enjoy a casual dining experience at home or at a venue of your choice with one of our Christmas buffets, afternoon teas or traditional dinners delivered to you.
Christmas at Clock Tower Dining Room
01 December 2017
12noon-3.30pm, Friday, 1 December - Tuesday, 19 December 2017. Enjoy our 2 or 3-course set menu at the Clock Dining Room. Book a table and enjoy a top-quality and great value lunch that’s sure to fill your belly and recharge your batteries.
Traditional Christmas Dinners
04 December 2017
12.30pm or 7.30pm, Monday, 4 December - Saturday, 9 December 2017. Served in the beautiful Reception Room, our traditional Christmas dinners are the perfect opportunity to kick off the festive season with family and friends.
Winter wonderland with Santa, Balderstone Library
08 December 2017
Winter wonderland with Santa - Christmas crafts, carols and stories.
Children
11 December 2017
Christmas craft event for children.
Christmas Singalong
12 December 2017
Come and join us for festive songs and FREE seasonal refreshments.
The Big Community Chat
12 December 2017
Come and take part in our community dialogue evening focused on resolving conflicts and building peace.
A Christmas Organ Concert - presented by Jonathan Scott
13 December 2017
Jonathan Scott presents a special Christmas organ concert in the Victorian splendour of Rochdale Town Hall.
Barclays Tea and Teach, Heywood Library
14 December 2017
Barclays Bank will be hosting a ‘tea and teach’ morning to help first time or novice internet users develop the skills and confidence needed to explore the benefits of the digital world.
Coffee and carols
14 December 2017
A coffee morning with festive music, readings and refreshments. Donations of groceries and cash for Rochdale Foodbank gratefully received.
Foster with Rochdale information event at Exchange shopping centre
14 December 2017
Give childhood a chance. Come along to our information sessions to find out more about fostering.
Foster with Rochdale information event at Exchange shopping centre
15 December 2017
Give childhood a chance. Come along to our information sessions to find out more about fostering.
Wizard Academy - slot 1
16 December 2017
It’s time to sign up to our spellbinding school of sorcery as you take a wacky and wonderful whistle stop tour of the Wizard Academy and learn to become a master of mystery and magic.
Wizard Academy - slot 2
16 December 2017
It’s time to sign up to our spellbinding school of sorcery as you take a wacky and wonderful whistle stop tour of the Wizard Academy and learn to become a master of mystery and magic.
Ladies Afternoon Tea in aid of the GEM Appeal
16 December 2017
A great start to your festive celebrations. Please join us for an afternoon of festive fun.
Wizard Academy - slot 3
17 December 2017
It’s time to sign up to our spellbinding school of sorcery as you take a wacky and wonderful whistle stop tour of the Wizard Academy and learn to become a master of mystery and magic.
Wizard Academy - slot 4
17 December 2017
It’s time to sign up to our spellbinding school of sorcery as you take a wacky and wonderful whistle stop tour of the Wizard Academy and learn to become a master of mystery and magic.
Storytime with Sue, Middleton Library
18 December 2017
An exciting storytime for children aged 5-9 and their parents.
Foster with Rochdale drop in information event Costa Coffee
19 December 2017
Give childhood a chance. Come along to our information sessions to find out more about fostering.
Family New Year’s Eve Fireworks
31 December 2017
2pm-5.30pm. Fireworks display including children's rides, disco, circus performers, food and drink.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks
31 December 2017
10pm-12.15 am. New Year’s Eve Fireworks event.
Foster with Rochdale drop in information event Costa Coffee
09 January 2018
Give childhood a chance. Come along to our information sessions to find out more about fostering.
Williams BMW Rochdale Half Marathon, 10K and Fun Run
07 October 2018
Rochdale Half Marathon and 10K returns for its third year. It’s one of the highlights of our sporting calendar.